DAGUPAN CITY – Families from all walks of life joined the 24th National Family Week Celebration's fun walk from the city plaza to the CSI Stadia on September 24 on the theme: “Matatag na Pamilya, Maunlad na Bukas”.
Proclamation No. 60 declares the last week of September of every year as Family Week, while Proclamation No. 326 declares the fourth Monday of September of every year as “Kainang Pamilya Mahalaga Day”.
In a fun-filled program facilitated by the City Social Welfare and Development Office (CSWDO) headed by Leah L. Aquino, participating families along with their children joined in parlor games prepared by the participating organizations. The activities included free haircut, free nail art, free massage and free make-up done by students of B.E.L.E.N. Livelihood and Training Program.
“We are truly grateful to the Jesus Christ Saves Global Outreach, Latter-Day Saints, Rotary Club of Uptown Dagupan and the Rotary Club of Dagupan for their support especially in helping our city organize an activity like this for the families of Dagupan,” said Mayor Belen T. Fernandez who also walked along with the employees of the city government and with personnel of the Philippine National Police led by P/Superintendent Neil O. Miro.
The other guests during the program were Miro; Boc Bonifacio, president, Rotary Club of Dagupan; Perla Tanedo, president, Rotary Club of Uptown Dagupan; Greg A. Karganilla, Stake President, Dagupan Philippine Stake of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints; and Reverend Pastor Joel Bravo of the Jesus Christ Saves Global Outreach. (Joseph C. Bacani/CIO/Sept. 24, 2016)